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Introducing Edinburgh


As soon as you enter the city, you'll see Edinburgh Castle standing proudly atop a volcanic mountain. The city has also been the birthplace of many characters of film and literature. Edinburgh's galleries and museums, and the priceless collections held within them promise a trip absolutely full of art and culture. Discover the history of the Scottish royalty at Holyrood Palace, or see the HMY Britannia, the former yacht of Queen Elizabeth II. After exploring the city's streets and indulging in some of the fantastic shopping the city has to offer, it’ll be time to try some of the delicious cuisine the local restaurants have in store.

Edinburgh is known for:


History and Art Culinary Romantic Urban

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Glascow (75 km)
Dundee (100 km)
Perth (69 km)
CURRENCY
British Pound (GBP)

COUNTRY CODE
+44

ELECTRIC POWER
G

TIME ZONE
GMT +1

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
N/A

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL (2 PEOPLE)
N/A

Average Temperature

January
3.3 °C
February
3.3 °C
March
5 °C
April
7.2 °C
May
10 °C
June
12.8 °C
July
14.4 °C
August
14.4 °C
September
12.2 °C
October
9.4 °C
November
5.6 °C
December
3.9 °C

Edinburgh airport information

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

You can make the 12 km journey between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and the city center by either bus or tram. The express bus Airlink 100 and the N22 night bus both run to the city center. Using the tram to make the journey costs around 7 euros, and takes about 35 minutes.

Average time from airport: 35 minutes

Distance from airport: 12 km

TAXI:

A taxi from Edinburgh Airport to the city center will cost between 32 and 40 euros, with the journey lasting about 25 minutes.

Average taxi price: 32-40 euros

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